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High Stakes Horse Racing at the Golden Horse Sprint!

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Saturday, 3 June 2023


Saturday, 3 June 2023

10h00 to 17h00

The Hollywoodbets Scottsville Race Course at Golden Horse Casino

Free Entry

Get your heart racing with over R3.5 mil in prize money!

Golden Horse is once again set to host the eagerly anticipated and action-packed social event, Golden Horse Sprint, on Saturday, 3 June 2023.

The Golden Horse Sprint has established itself as one of the most paramount equine events on the calendar and is the only horse racing event in the country with four sprint races. From its inception in 1962, the Sprint is now toasting 62 glamorous years. The event is highly regarded and is the oldest, biggest, and richest sprint event in the country. This year the race will have an R3.5 million CASH prize at stake for horse racing enthusiasts.

The event is renowned for attracting and uniting some of the country’s popular who’s-who in entertainment, fashion, and business, as well as all-around horse racing fanatics for a day filled with fun and glamour.

“The Golden Horse Sprint is today, one of the Top 10 Feature Race day’s and the No.1 Sprint Race day in the country. Golden Horse, the premier entertainment destination in Pietermaritzburg, is honored to have you share this special time with us. We hope you enjoy the exhilarating thrills of the country’s fastest sprinters as they compete for over R3 million in prize money.”  Says Maureen Kivits, Golden Horse General Manager.

There are four Grade 1 sprint races with a field of the most elite horses from all around South Africa. These races offer 1 200 meters of speed, power, and skill. The Golden Horse Sprint is an ‘open race’ for both fillies and geldings with a top prize of R850, 000 known as the Golden Horse Sprint.

The Golden Horse Sprint is a day of pace and power, great style, and a host of added entertainment options. Entrance to the glamorous yet highly competitive Golden Horse Sprint is free for everyone and starts at 10h00 at Hollywoodbets Scottsville Racecourse. 

This is another great event hosted by The Golden Horse Casino that you don’t want to miss.

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